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  1. Man freed from jail finds friend slain, wife chopped

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A man released from jail yesterday returned home to find his wife injured and a male friend murdered at his Yuen Long apartment. Last night, his 33-year-old wife was under ... was suspected to have been dead for about two days [from a blow with] a blunt object to his head,' said Superintendent Kenneth Reed, assistant district commander (crime), Yuen Long. He said ...

  2. Gospel for a long life according to 108-year-old priest

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Don't smoke, eat less and exercise more are common tips for a long life, but when the advice comes from a 108-year-old priest, it should be taken as gospel. Father Nicolaus ... for a long life. ...

  3. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Forget the Yuen Long croc... the wild pigs, dogs, monkeys and crows are much worse Suddenly, we are beset by animals. Here's Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated cities on the planet, and we've got amphibious reptiles, infected fowls, crazed crows, rampaging monkeys, wild boars and now the famed Yuen Long croc. Is it safe to venture outdoors? ...

  4. Her own woman

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... Government officials smart at Alice Tai's inquiries, even if critics still say she's cosy with her former colleagues. Cliff Buddle reports Pride of place in the office of Ombudsman Alice Tai Yuen-ying is given to a little black pig. It sits on the coffee-table, elevated by a platform, waiting to be presented to a reluctant recipient. 'We felt we ought to have ...

  5. Long Marcher's life of dedication to party

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... as one of the 27 women who survived the Long March. Born in a mountainous area of Fujian province, Deng was sold as a future child bride just weeks after her birth. She joined the party in 1929 as a teenager. Her harsh start in life helps explains her strength and toughness - she was a stretcher-bearer on the Long March. Su Juncai, vice-director of the communist history research centre ...

  6. One-stop wedding precinct

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... seek approval to offer alfresco dining along the Avenue of Stars as well. Stephen Yuen Ching-bor, executive director for the management company New World Group, said it developed the idea after couples were allowed to hold their marriage anywhere as long as authorised government agents were present. The plan is still being studied by the government. 'Right now, about three to four ...

  7. Long-distance traveller finds no cure for his itchy feet

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Eighteen days on trains, buses and tuk tuks failed to satisfy Tony Wheeler's wanderlust. After travelling overland from Singapore across five countries to arrive in Macau, the founder of the Lonely Planet travel guides will continue his tri ...

  8. Ain't no era long enough

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Davena Mok

    ... The days of disco may be dead but, thanks to remixing, Jocelyn Brown's powerful voice lives on, writes Davena Mok Jocelyn Brown is one of the last disco divas. Alongside contemporaries such as Beverley Knight, Ultra Nate and Barbara Tucker, the sound ...

  9. Macau bars 'Long Hair' ahead of Hu's visit

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Leung Kwok-hung, planning a protest, gets short shrift 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung yesterday became the first Hong Kong legislator to be barred from entering Macau. ... known as 'Female Long Hair'- and Chan King-chung also could not enter Macau. But an unnamed friend of Mr Leung, a Macau resident, was allowed in. Ms Lui said she was furious ...

  10. Long Hair evicted from Legco after clash with Rita Fan

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung yesterday became the first legislator since the handover to be thrown out of the Legco chamber during a meeting, after a clash with Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai. During a question-and-answer session, a dispute broke out between Legco President Mrs Fan and Mr Leung, who she accused of failing to address his questions to her ...




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